The art forger : a novel (Book, 2012) []
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The art forger : a novel

The art forger : a novel

Author: Barbara A Shapiro
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Boston painter Claire Roth has survived financially by painting reproductions of famous artworks for a popular online retailer, so when influential gallery owner Aiden Markel arrives with a bizarre proposal, her own show if she will forge a copy of a Degas, one of the pictures stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, she says yes. When the long-missing Degas painting is delivered to her studio, she begins to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction, American
Detective and mystery stories
Suspense fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Mystery fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Named Person: Isabella Stewart Gardner; Edgar Degas; Edgar Degas; Edgar Degas; Isabella Stewart Gardner; A Andrae; Isabella Stewart Gardner; Edgar Degas
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara A Shapiro
ISBN: 9781616201326 1616201320 9781616203160 1616203161
OCLC Number: 776528039
Description: 360 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by B.A. Shapiro.


Claire Roth has entered into a Faustian bargain with a powerful gallery owner by agreeing to forge the Degas in exchange for a one-woman show in his gallery. But as she begins her work, she starts to  Read more...


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Boston Globe's Best Crime Books of 2012 "The Art Forger is the real thing." "[A] nimble mystery."-The New York Times Book Review "Gripping." -O, The Oprah Magazine "[A] highly Read more...

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